We fight for a democracy worthy of us all!

The nation stands at a crossroads, said NEA President Lily Eskelsen García in her final keynote address to the 2020 NEA Representative Assembly and it’s up to educators everywhere to make sure it chooses the correct path. More…

LILY IN THE NEWS
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LILY IN THE NEWS
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SOMETHING IMPORTANT HAPPENS HERE
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SOMETHING IMPORTANT HAPPENS HERE

George Floyd: Grief and anger and a cry for justice

The senseless murder of George Floyd – a man whose life mattered – was the result of a country steeped in white supremacy.  The loss of his life and so many others is a cause for grief and anger but also a cry for justice. More…

Connecting with Students Can Save Lives

Students need to know that educators are trusted adults they can turn to in times of crisis. And, when students are brave enough to ask for help, educators must know how to respond. More…

My Holiday Message

The holidays can be stressful for so many people. Expectations are high, often too high. As they approach, I want all NEA members to know this. More…

2020 is almost here… and so is the election of a lifetime.

I spent all day Saturday at a convention center in Pittsburgh with more than 1,000 other educators, parents, students, and grassroots activists listening to eight top presidential candidates answer our questions about their plans for education. This is what they had to say. More…

What is Higher Education Worth?

With National Higher Education Month on the horizon, I want to tell you what I think about the decline in support for public higher education. For me, the real story is why we are seeing this failure by state lawmakers and powerful people. More…